CHICAGO (CBS)– The Chicago Teachers Union will pay respects to its former president Karen Lewis with a virtual shiva.
The Jewish tradition offers mourners a chance to share memories and offer condolences.READ MORE: Over 74,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
The Zoom gathering will take place Wednesday and Thursday night from 5 to 7 p.m.READ MORE: Career Coach: When To Ask For Flexible Work Arrangements
Lewis died earlier this week after a long battle with brain cancer.MORE NEWS: 2 Officers Among 3 Injured In Loop Crash On State Street
Information about attending the virtual gathering can be found on the CTU website.